Girls’s Tremendous League: Leicester Metropolis boss Morgan says Foxes have to be ‘mentally stronger’

Leicester Metropolis are above Studying and Birmingham Metropolis within the WSL desk on objective distinction

Supervisor Jonathan Morgan says Leicester Metropolis have to be “mentally stronger” to compete within the Girls’s Tremendous League, however insists morale is excessive regardless of a winless begin to top-flight life.

The Foxes have been promoted as Championship winners and are competing within the WSL for the primary time.

Sunday’s 2-0 defeat by Tottenham leaves them third from backside within the WSL and with no level after 4 video games.

“We’re assured we are going to begin choosing up factors quickly,” Morgan stated.

“Within the Championship, it was type of like ‘you rating three, we will rating 4’. We had that mentality as a result of we knew we had the standard to do it.

“Stepping as much as the WSL, whereas we have now the standard throughout the squad, it is positively a large transition interval and we have now to get mentally stronger within the video games. That is the place we’re shedding out on the minute.”

The Foxes, who had their delayed 2020-21 Girls’s FA Cup run ended by Manchester Metropolis in a 6-0 quarter-final defeat in late September, face WSL champions Chelsea on Sunday.

Morgan says “endurance” is required and that the worldwide break in October shall be “large” for them as a “mini pre-season”.

“Morale within the camp is definitely actually excessive as a result of we’re completely satisfied we’re creating alternatives, it is simply that little little bit of ruthlessness and that little little bit of focus in the important thing moments of video games that we have to get higher at,” he advised BBC Radio Leicester.

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